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Event Archive - THE CHRISTMAS STORY - Carols & Readings of the Season: Vancouver Chamber Choir, British Columbia Girls Choir, Kevin Zakresky (Conductor), Fiona Blackburn (Conductor)

Fri. December 16th 2016 @  Ryerson United Church (All Ages)
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM doors at 7:00 PM
Tickets at: All Ticketmaster Locations, 1-855-985-2787
Presented by: Vancouver Chamber Choir
Christmas time is carol time. The Christmas spirit can be expressed in so many ways: gently, robustly, ceremonially, intimately, poetically, grandly, angelically, rustically, liturgically or by the simplest song or phrase. Kevin Zakresky leads the VCC in a banquet of seasonal music, with a cameo appearance from Fiona Blackburn and the British Columbia Girls Choir.

Peter Wilhousky/FionaBlackburn - Carol of the Bells
Stephen Chatman - A Christmas Lullaby
Stephen Hatfield - The Virgin Mary had a baby boy
Stephen Smith - Yorkshire Wassail
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina - O magnum mysterium
Cipriano de Rore - Quem vidistis
Roland de Lassus - Videntes stellam
Cipriano de Rore - Hodie Christus natus est
Francis Poulenc – Quatre Motets pour le temps de Noël
Jon Washburn – The Sparrow’s Christmas (Varpunen jouluaamuna)
Stephen Smith - Lo, how a rose e’er blooming
Jean Coulthard - Polish Lullaby
Stephen Chatman - Angels we have heard on high
Healey Willan - The Three Kings
Elmer Iseler - Away in a manger
Kevin Zakresky - Hark! the herald angels sing (premiere)

Tickets: $29-$33
Available Aug 15 at 1-855-985-2787
Student rush tickets $10 at the door


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Vancouver Chamber Choir

The Vancouver Chamber Choir is Canada's outstanding professional vocal ensemble. Based on the Pacific Coast in British Columbia, conductor Jon Washburn and his twenty singers are noted for their diverse repertoire and performing excellence. The ACDA Choral Journal has declared the VCC to be "as fine a vocal chamber group as any in the world today."... more info